Morrison events are highlighted and anchored by Red Rocks Amphitheatre concerts. Located only 20 minutes from downtown Denver, Morrison is also home to Bandimere Speedway and the Morrison Natural History Museum. Don’t fool yourself though, Red Rocks Amphitheatre is why Morrison events are on the map. It’s the highlight venue not only for Morrison events, but for Denver Events, New York City Events, Los Angeles events and just about any other event venue in the universe.
Red Rocks is where the plains meet the Rockies and the natural geological structure provides phenomenal acoustics and views. Red Rocks is best known for spectacular concerts deservedly so. But a visit during the day brings a variety of recreation options from guided tours, hiking, biking, shopping and dining.
Morrison is named after builder and businessman George Morrison. He’s known for building the Mt Vernon House, The Morrison Schoolhouse (which stands today as a private home) and The Cliff House (now a lodge). All are National Register of Historic Places).
Bandimere Speedway is located parallel to I470. The grand stand and quarter-mile track can’t be missed. It hosts a number of drag races including the Mopar Mile High NHRA Nationals.
The half mile Time Trail features five interpretive station focusing on the local geological and paleontological heritage. Other attractions surrounding Morrison events includes: Morrison Natural History Museum, Geo Tours Whitewater Raft Trips, Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway, Dinosaur Ridge, The Fort.
Morrison events and things to do in the summer
Red Rocks Amphitheater concerts, Drag races at Bandimere Speedway, hiking, biking, museums, shopping, rafting, Lariat Loop National Scenic byway
Morrison events and things to in the winter
Red Rocks Winter concerts, museums,
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